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Governing the green shift in Oslo, Gothenburg, Copenhagen and Cape Town (GreenGov)

Forskningsprosjektet Governing the green shift in Oslo, Gothenburg and Copenhagen through leadership of co-creation (GREENGOV) aims to create new and cutting edge knowledge about the challenges and dilemmas public leaders face in governing the green shift in Oslo, Copenhagen, Gothenburg and Cape Town. The focus is on political and administrative leadership in networks and co-creation arenas, and how leadership affects the outcomes towards sustainable, low carbon cities.

The project is supported by the Research Council of Norway, and has a total budget of 12 mill. NOK.

Norwegian version


    • Municipality of Oslo
    • Institute of Transport Economics, Oslo (TØI)
    • University of Oslo
    • University of Roskilde
    • Mistra Urban Futures, Chalmers, Göteborg
    • Energy Research Centre, Cape Town

Project period

Start: 01/10/2017

End: 31/12/2021


    • Research Council of Norway


  • 12 000 000 NOK (total)

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